Ahsaas Channa is an Indian actress, who has acted in several Hindi films and television shows. She was born in Mumbai and both her parents are in Punjabi film industry. She made her film debut in the horror film ‘Vaastu Shastra’. Her next important role was seen in the film ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’. The next year, she was seen in the film ‘My Friend Ganesha’. She is also known for her roles in TV shows such as ‘Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev’ where she played Lord Shiva and Parvati’s daughter Ashokasundari. She has also appeared in few web series such as ‘Girls Hostel’, and ‘Kota Factory’.
Ahsaas Channa’s film career began with a role in the 2004 Hindi horror film ‘Vaastu Shastra’. The film was directed by Saurab Narang, and starred actors such as Peeya Rai Chowdhary, Sushmita Sen, Purab Kohli and Zakir Hussain. Channa played the role of a young boy named Rohan. The same year, she was also seen in a Telugu film ‘Marrichettu’. Her next work on the big screen was in the 2006 Hindi drama film ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’. It was directed by Karan Johar, and it starred actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerj, Kirron Kher and Preity Zinta. The film was a success at the box office, earning over 110 crores on a budget of 50 crores. Channa was seen in the role of a young boy named Arjun. The same year, she appeared in a Hindi sports drama film as well, named ‘Aryan: Unbreakable’. In 2007, she played the lead role of Ashu in the film ‘My Friend Ganesha’.
In 2008, she made her television debut in the soap opera ‘Kasamh Se’. The same year, she also appeared in the horror film ‘Phoonk’. In 2009, she was seen in the Tamil film ‘Bommayi’. In 2010, she played Raksha, one of the main characters, in the horror film ‘Phoonk 2’, which was the sequel to ‘Phoonk’. It was written and directed by Milind Gadagkar. In 2012, she was seen in the crime TV show ‘Gumrah: End of Innocence’. She was next seen in the role of Swati Dixit, in the TV show ‘Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon‘. The same year, she also played the role of Ashokasundari in ‘Devon ke Dev… Mahadev’, a TV series based on the life of the Hindu god Lord Shiva. She also continued to appear in other TV shows including ‘Oye Jassie’, Webbed, ‘MTV Fanaah’, Code Red- Talaash, ‘Best of Luck Nikki’, Gangaa, Aadha Full and ‘Crime Patrol’.
In 2017, she had a supporting role in the thriller film ‘Rukh’. It was the directorial debut of Atanu Mukherjee. She also earned popularity for her role of Shivangi Ranawat, one of the main roles in the 2019 web series ‘Kota Factory’, which was directed by Raghav Subbu. It was shot in black and white. The show revolves around a student named Vaibhav who moves to a city in Rajasthan named Kota, where students come from all over India, to prepare for entrance exams. She has appeared in two other web series as well, which include ‘Girls Hostel’ and ‘Hostel Daze’.
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Ahsaas Channa was born on 5th August, 1999, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her father, Iqbal Channa, is a Punjabi film producer and her mother, Kulbir Kaur Badesron, is a television actress.